PAEPARD Project

Sponsor:  European Union

Duration:  2014 to 2017

EAFF Contact person:  Marygoretti Kamau or Stephen Muchiri

Sponsor’s Contact person:  Jonas Mugabe (e-mail: jmugabe@fara-africa.org)

Grant Objectives and links to the Strategic Objectives/SF and Grant policy

Overall objective:  To build joint African-European multi-stakeholder partnerships in agricultural research for development contributing to achieving the MDGs

Specific objective:

Enhanced, more equitable, more demand-driven and mutually beneficial collaboration of Africa and Europe on agricultural research for development with the aim of attaining the MDGs

Estimated results: Increased awareness of partnership opportunities in Europe and Africa for agricultural development in Africa. Improved mobilization and coordination of European ARD stakeholders and African non–research and research stakeholders. Increased knowledge on European funding opportunities among African ARD stakeholders and support for partnership development will lead to increased number of high quality ARD proposals.

Website

http://paepard.org

Beneficiary organizations

EAFF, ROPPA, PROPAC, FANRAPAN, CSA, AGRINATURA (CIRAD, NRI), ETC, FARA, COLEACP, RUFORUM, ICRA

Total project budget: Euro 5,500 000

Project Duration: 4years

Target Group and Benefits

African smallholder farmers, small and medium enterprises in the agricultural sector, traders and agro-industries.